Tony Ganzer is an award-winning radio journalist now working as host and reporter for ideastream, Cleveland’s public media enterprise.
Previously he was a Zurich-based correspondent for the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation’s English-language service World Radio Switzerland.
He has reported about a Swiss-Egyptian in revolutionary Cairo; the future of Swiss banks; and the reality of Swiss gun control, among other things.
He also had a stint as a public radio producer/reporter in Phoenix, covering everything from Buddhist prayer amplifiers to immigration.
Ganzer holds a M.A. in International Relations and World Order (with Merit) from the University of Leicester.
He's received both the Arthur F. Burns journalism fellowship, and the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship for young American leaders.
He speaks fluent German and a bit of French on a good day.
Spanish-language radio stations aren’t new on the coasts, and they’ve gradually been cropping up in the American heartland, too. La Mega, in Cleveland, is the latest offering; one station playing the pop hits from all over Central America and the Caribbean.
When you think of flowers, you might think of Holland. But the owners of an Oberlin, Ohio, greenhouse are working with the Dutch — as well as flower growers from 12 other countries — to master the art of growing the perfect orchid.
Conflict & Justice
For the longest time, Swiss Banks were derided as havens for tax cheats. The US recently forced the banks to report on their American customers, which is having some unintended consequences.
Arts, Culture & Media
For today's Geo Quiz we wanted the name of a state capital at the edge of what once was a stage-coach route known as Constellation Road. The answer is Phoenix, Arizona.
Business, Economics and Jobs
German airline pilots are getting additional flight training this side of the Atlantic and their employer, Lufthansa, is sending them to the Arizona desert, as Reporter Tony Ganzer of Phoenix station KJZZ finds out why.
A team of University of Arizona scientists use hydroponics ?a self-sustaining watering system ?to grow plants in a greenhouse designed for Mars.